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Highest Paying Cities for Biological Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for biological technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of biological technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $58,160, Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA is the highest paying city for biological technicians. It is followed by San Rafael, USA (average annual salary $57,110). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of biological technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Biological Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$58,160
1,150
2 San Rafael, USA
$57,110
50
3 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$56,880
30
4 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,510
960
5 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$56,370
960
6 Framingham, Massachusetts
$55,760
250
7 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$55,680
100
8 Springfield, Massachusetts
$55,150
200
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$54,970
1,170
10 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$54,880
540
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$54,490
2,170
12 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$54,300
n/a
13 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$54,260
170
14 New Haven, Connecticut
$53,980
340
15 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$53,800
n/a
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,740
4,380
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,600
5,020
18 Boulder, Colorado
$53,200
120
19 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$53,090
350
20 Peabody, Massachusetts
$52,750
130
21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$52,130
1,160
22 Dayton, Ohio
$52,060
180
23 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$51,840
50
24 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$51,660
n/a
25 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$51,590
3,220
26 Salinas, California
$51,570
50
27 Salt Lake City, Utah
$51,200
360
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$51,020
2,290
29 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$50,900
50
30 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$50,710
70
31 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$50,350
2,650
32 Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$50,310
n/a
33 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$50,140
2,270
34 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$50,050
1,010
35 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$49,930
740
36 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$49,890
870
37 Camden, New Jersey
$49,760
40
38 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$49,750
100
39 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$49,600
130
40 Peoria, Illinois
$49,550
60
41 Wilmington, New Jersey
$49,480
150
42 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$49,420
730
43 Auburn-Opelika, Alabama
$49,050
50
44 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$49,020
2,900
45 Port St Lucie, Florida
$48,950
100
46 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$48,790
60
47 Duluth, Wisconsin
$48,720
60
48 Toledo, Ohio
$48,580
220
49 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$48,400
n/a
50 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$48,290
2,250
51 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$48,170
1,500
52 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$48,130
920
53 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$48,120
550
54 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$47,950
570
55 Ames, Iowa
$47,470
270
56 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$47,360
2,270
57 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$47,150
50
58 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$47,130
60
59 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$46,980
40
60 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$46,900
90
61 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$46,520
30
62 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$46,240
130
63 Alexandria, Louisiana
$46,160
40
64 Ithaca, New York
$45,720
120
65 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$45,590
2,720
66 Sumter, South Carolina
$45,530
n/a
67 State College, Pennsylvania
$45,530
50
68 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$45,470
760
69 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$45,410
320
70 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$45,330
60
71 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$45,240
490
72 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$45,230
310
73 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$45,200
40
74 Roanoke, Virginia
$44,960
40
75 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$44,790
30
76 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$44,760
n/a
77 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$44,740
n/a
78 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$44,660
90
79 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$44,550
180
80 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$44,540
30
81 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$44,470
1,450
82 Manhattan, Kansas
$44,400
50
83 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$44,400
80
84 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$44,290
300
85 Madison, Wisconsin
$44,240
390
86 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$44,120
450
87 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$44,100
50
88 Charlottesville, Virginia
$44,080
340
89 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$44,060
40
90 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$44,030
190
91 Tacoma, Washington
$43,940
80
92 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$43,900
540
93 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$43,820
1,080
94 Stockton, California
$43,770
50
95 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$43,760
110
96 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$43,720
1,010
97 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$43,690
n/a
98 Knoxville, Tennessee
$43,680
140
99 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$43,530
180
100 Lafayette, Indiana
$43,490
160
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